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Arrest made in fatal pedestrian-auto crash JEREMY C. RUARK The News Guard

Police have arrested Scott Van Hiatt, 52, of Neskowin, following a fatal pedestrian-vehicle accident on Highway 101 in Cutler City that claimed the life of Richard Swanson. Hiatt is charged with Criminal Negligent Homicide and is lodged at the Lincoln County Jail under $50,000 bail. Hiatt was arraigned June 18.

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On May 10, Swanson, 42, had been on a walk from Seattle to Brazil to attend the World Soccer Games in 2014 when he was struck by Hiatt’s pickup truck and later died, according to Lt. Jerry Palmer of the Lincoln City Police Department. Swanson told The News Guard, in an interview the day before his death, that the journey was the next step in his life. A license background check through the Oregon

Motor Vehicles Department records section shows Hiatt has a valid Oregon driver’s license and a number of driving convictions. He was convicted on Oct. 7, 2009 for a speeding violation in Lincoln County. He also received a speeding conviction June 18, 2010 in Tillamook County. On Oct. 19, 2010, Hiatt was convicted in Tillamook County Court for failure to properly use a seatbelt. Following the tickets the DMV imposed a

driver improvement restriction on Hiatt based on three convictions in an18-month period. According to the DMV, Hiatt was restricted from driving between the hours of midnight to 5 a.m. unless it was to and from work or required for his job. Hiatt’s license was suspended from Jan. 19, 2011 until Feb. 18, 2011 for receiving four or more driving convictions. He applied for, See ARREST, Page A8

Break-in at North Lincoln clinic may compromise records

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The June 12 story on the city’s support of the Lincoln City Cultural Center (“Cultural Center gets financial boost,” A2) mistakenly stated that the LCCC board was working on a “major fundraiser to generate $1.5 million to support the center.” The goal of the fund-raiser, set to begin in 2015, will actually be $10,000, about 1/3 of the center’s annual income from donations.

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Kimberly Beardon of Lincoln City is making her presence felt in both the figure and fitness portions of ironman competition.

Local resident flexes muscles for healthy cause JIM FOSSUM The News Guard

WEEKLY OUTLOOK Wednesday could have a few showers. Despite the clouds, the arrival of the summer solstice, Friday, could be greeted by sunny weather through the weekend.

When she’s not picking up plates of bacon and eggs to serve as a waitress at Pig N’ Pancake, Lincoln City resident Kimberly Bearden is picking

Lincoln City’s Transportation System Plan (TSP) update hits the road with a public event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101. Members of the community are encouraged to come anytime during the event to share their thoughts with city officials, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), and the city’s consultants on what is good and bad about getting around in the city. Consider forecasts of what transportation conditions will be like in 2035, if no investments are made, and offer suggestions for what to do about it. Widen streets or give the highway a road diet? Expand transit by adding a trolley bus? Encourage tourists to stag-

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The public is invited to meet with city and state officials to discuss the future of Lincoln City’s transportation system at a forum June 27. ger arrivals and departures? Implement the Walking and Biking Plan? The city’s updated transportation system plan

will guide improvements for driving, walking, biking, transit and other transportation modes over the next 20 years.

The project’s consultants will share best practices and ideas for dealing with transportation safety, capacity, mobility and accessibility in other tourist towns. Interactive stations will involve participants in drawing, writing and talking about transportation. Participants will have the opportunity to experience challenges faced by the blind in a walk with project advisory committee member Steve Lewis, who will lead tours at 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The city will also provide displays, a presentation, activities for children (under parent/ guardian supervision), refreshments, and giveaways. To learn more about the project, visit the project’s website at www.lincolncitytsp.org/. Contact Stephanie Reid, Lincoln

TSP Public Forum • 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. June 27 • Lincoln City Cultural Center 540 N.E. Highway 101 541-996-1236 City Public Works Department 541-996-1236, stephanier@lincolncity. org or Debra Martzahn, Lincoln City Planning and Community Development Department, 541-996-1228, dmartzahn@lincolncity.org with questions.

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up college text books to study or the telephone to call her three grown children back home in Louisiana. Mixed in, she’s picking up weights. Bearden, 43, a divorced mother of three and a nursing program student at Oregon Coast Community College,

“It feels really not good and it is a violating feeling to have someone break into your clinic,” said Gretchen Gantz, HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer for Lincoln County Health and Human Services. Her statement follows the break-in of the North Lincoln County Community Health Center Clinic at 4422 N.E. Devils Lake Blvd., in Lincoln City. “Plus, we now have the added expenses of having to replace things that are grant-funded. We run on a shoestring budget, so it is hard when you have a hit like that,” said Gantz. During the evening of April 17, the Clinic and surrounding offices in the same building were broken into by an unknown person or persons, according to a release from Casey Miller, Lincoln County public information officer. Locked doors, rooms and cabinets were forcibly entered. Money was taken from the clinic, but it appears no other records or materials were removed. No electronic devices were taken or

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State parks looking at conduct rule changes More than 40 million people visit Oregon’s state parks every year to enjoy camping, hiking, picnicking and other traditional recreation with friends and family. Park rules help visitors enjoy parks as they protect park resources and reduce conflicts between people. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is updating park rules to keep them current, and is taking public comments on the proposed changes. The proposed changes to Oregon Administrative Rule 736-010 do not rep-

resent a major departure from the current rules, but they will clarify the intent, and make the park rules consistent with other department rules and state statues. Some of the proposed changes would ... 1. Explicitly make breaking most rules a class D violation, rather than the class A.

This change brings park rules in compliance with recent changes in the “Schedule of Fines” prepared by the Office of State Court Administrator, Oregon Judicial Department. The rules also specify which violations may warrant higher- or lower-level fines. 2. Establish reasonable standards for control-

ling behavior of domestic animals when on park property. 3. Clarify allowable visitor activities regarding length of stay in campgrounds, open periods for day use areas, areas where motorized vehicles may be used in parks and fire safety in the parks. 4. Clarify what unusual park activities may need special permits, and what the process is for obtaining a permit. 5. Adopt reasonable standards for natural resource removal to ensure resources remain available

for everyone’s enjoyment. 6. Prohibit hunting on several Willamette River Greenway properties due to safety concerns resulting from nearby residential development. Copies of the proposed rules may be found on the OPRD website http:// tinyurl.com/Division10Rules and are available upon request from OPRD. OPRD is conducting public hearings across the state, including one held June 18 in Newport. Other hearings will be held in St. Paul and in Bend this week.

The deadline for accepting written comments is June 21 at 5 p.m. Comments may be submitted to OPRD. publiccomment@state. or.us or mailed to Richard Walkoski, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite C, Salem, OR 97301. Those wishing to comment during a public hearing must register with the hearings officer in the first 30 minutes of the meeting. Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available if requested in advance by calling 503-986-0719.

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Depoe Bay Salmon Bake has been canceled The annual Depoe Bay Salmon Bake, used as a way to generate funds for the Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce and has been a popular visitors draw for many years, has been canceled. The announcement was made June 13 through an email sent to Chamber members by Carole Barkhurst, Depoe Bay Chamber office manager. Burkhurst said a lack of manpower to put on the event was the reason behind canceling the Salmon Bake. “At this time it is necessary to notify the membership that all plans for the September 21 Salmon Bake in Depoe Bay have been stopped,” wrote Barkhurst.

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The Depoe Bake Indian Salmon Bake, held for many years each September, has been canceled. “ It is not possible with the current available planners to make this event happen this year. This is not a decision

that we arrived at easily and it is not one that we are happy to have to make.” The Salmon Bake has

been a popular venue for Depoe Bay for over 60 years, according to former cook Phil Taunton, the manager of the Spouting Horn Restaurant and Chamber president, in an interview with The News Guard in September 2012. “We’ve been doing the salmon bake here in Depoe Bay since the late ‘30s, and the chamber helped make it official in the early ‘60s,” he said. “It’s just one of those end-of-summer, get-togethers where we have some music and a lot of folks turn out for a neighborhood gathering.” Taunton resigned as Chamber president and moved his family to Texas earlier this year.

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also appears on the plaque, which was riddled by gunfire in the remote excavation ground that Kauffman leases from a private owner. “The first thing he did was call me,

The 2013 summer conIn 2012, six people lost struction map highlights their lives in roadwork more than 100 work zones zone crashes in Oregon. operating on the state’s “Seeing orange” is a roads. The map is available good first step toward for free at Department improving safety while of Motor Vehicle field crews are building offices, ODOT offices “better roads ahead” and visitor centers for Oregonians around the and visitors, state. It is also according to available the Oregon online. Department of TransThis poryear’s tation map (ODOT). features QR Traffic codes for several safety officials major projects so encourage drivtravelers ers to pay with smart complete The Oregon Department phones attention to of Transportation is offering can scan the driving a free map of roadwork the icon task. Most zones in the state. and visit a work zone website for crashes detailed take place information on that spein the transition area leadcific project. ing into a work zone. The map offers details Motorists should begin on closures and timeto slow down as soon as lines for projects such as they see orange barrels, those on I-84 between work zone signs or other Pendleton and La Grande; indications that a work on the Banfield Freeway zone is nearing. ODOT is using a map of in Portland; and on I-5 between Central Point and work zones to help drivers Gold Hill. and road workers stay safe. ES

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Imagine excavator Vince McFadden’s dismay when he reached down and picked up a section of debris in a remote Rose Lodge quarry that had his name on it. The employee of Dan Kauffman Excavating Inc., unearthed a piece of granite plaque last month that had been stolen from the concourse of Voris Field paying tribute to those who helped build the facility and contributed its artificial playing field by donating time and money. “In 15 seconds, the first piece he found had his name on it, so he knew exactly what it was,” Dan Kauffman, owner of Dan Kauffman Excavating Inc., whose name

various citizens have protested the lack of prosecution against a former board member in the school’s booster club who allegedly had a part in the plaque’s disappearance. The Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office has said it will not prosecute the case unless the school decides to pursue it. Taft High Principal Scott Reed, who met with boosters and other concerned citizens last week, said he would not comment on the matter pending further investigation. “We as volunteers have agreed to put up the money to get it replaced,” Kauffman said. “I think the community needs to know what’s going on here. This is about doing the right thing.”

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New AAA study: Hands-free driving is not risk-free

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here is a looming public safety crisis ahead with the future proliferation of these in-vehicle technologies.

Hands-free technologies might make it easier for drivers to text, talk on the phone or even use Facebook while they drive, but new findings from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety show dangerous mental distractions exist even when drivers keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road. According to AAA, this is the most comprehensive study of its kind to look at the mental distraction of drivers and arms AAA with evidence to appeal to the public to not use these voice-to-text features while driving. The research finds that as mental workload and distractions increase, reaction time slows, brain function is compromised, drivers scan the road less and miss visual cues, potentially resulting in drivers not seeing items right in front of them, including stop signs and pedestrians. With a predicted five-fold increase in infotainment systems in new vehicles by 2018, AAA is calling for action as result of the research. “Hands-free does not mean risk-free,” said Marie Dodds, AAA Oregon/ Idaho public affairs director. “There is a looming public safety crisis ahead with the future proliferation of these in-vehicle technologies. AAA believes it’s time to consider limiting new and potentially dangerous mental distrac-

- Marie Dodds, AAA Oregon/Idaho public affairs director tions built into cars, particularly with the common public misperception that it’s safe to drive if your eyes are on the road and your hands are on the steering wheel.” “These findings reinforce previous research that handsfree is not risk-free,” said Peter Kissinger, AAA Foundation President and CEO. “Increased mental workload and cognitive distractions can lead to a type of tunnel vision or inattention blindness where motorists don’t see potential hazards right in front of them.” Based on this research, AAA urges the automotive

and electronics industries to join us in exploring: • Limiting use of voiceactivated technology to core driving-related activities such as climate control, windshield wipers and cruise control, and to ensure these applications do not lead to increased safety risk due to mental distraction while the car is moving. • Disabling certain functionalities of voice-to-text technologies such as using social media or interacting with e-mail and text messages so that they are inoperable while the vehicle is in motion. • Educating vehicle own-

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ers and mobile device users about the responsible use and safety risks for in-vehicle technologies. AAA also is using the findings to promote dialogue with policy makers, safety advocates and industry to ensure that these emerging in-vehicle technologies won’t lead to unintentional compromises in public safety. As part of this effort, AAA has already met with safety advocates and provided copies of the report to CEOs of all major U.S. automakers. Read how the research was conducted in this story at thenewsguard.com.

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s Salishan Hills recognized for wildfire preparedness Salishan Hills has earned Firewise Communities/ USA® recognition from the National Firewise Communities Program following its efforts to reduce the vulnerability of homes and landscapes to wildfire. Salishan is the 33rd community in Oregon to be recognized as Firewise Communities/USA and is the first coastal community in Oregon to gain such recognition. Salishan worked with Michael Curran, wildland fire supervisor with the Oregon Department of Forestry, to conduct a wildfire hazard assessment and develop a plan to address safety concerns. Residents then worked together to implement the plan. “Salishan Hills is thrilled to be a Firewise Community, and we are so grateful for the assistance of Michael Curran and Blake McKinley of the Oregon Department of Forestry for helping us achieve that status,” said COURTESY PHOTO Michele Paul, Salishan Salishan Hills has been recognized for residents’ efforts to reduce wildfire danger. Firewise committee mem-

ber. “They have made us so aware that living in the forest we needed to take actions to protect ourselves and our forest and those that inhabit the forest. We have addressed the hazards of overgrown bushes, trees and underbrush. We look forward to our continuing partnership with the ODF which is designed to help our community identify and reduce the risk of wildfires.” To receive Firewise Communities/USA recognition, Salishan met a rigorous set of requirements. The community completed the following activities: Began wildfire home evaluations on close to a quarter of the residences, created a “safe zone” in case of an emergency, started work on fuel reduction projects in common areas throughout the community, began preliminary work to create better access for emergency responders, and plan to create an emergency evacuation plan. Working through the National Association of

State Foresters (NASF), the Oregon Department of Forestry supports the Firewise Communities/USA recognition effort. The program began in 2002. Firewise is a nationwide initiative that recognizes communities for taking action to protect people and properties from the risk of fire in the wildland/urban interface. This program is of special interest to small communities and neighborhood associations that are willing to reduce vulnerability to wildfire by adopting and implementing programs tailored to their needs. The communities create the programs themselves Depoe Bay Fire and Rescue and the Oregon State University Extension Service were contributors to the Firewise effort. Communities interested in earning recognition may visit www.firewise.org/usa for more information, or contact Michael Curran at the Oregon Department of Forestry in Toledo at 541336-2273 x215.

Celebrating the sun at Siletz Tribal Recreational Area JEREMY C. RUARK The News Guard

The Siletz Tribal Energy Program will celebrate a newly installed $160,000 solar panel project at the Siletz Tribal Recreational Area from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 20, with a ribbon cutting. The Siletz Tribe received a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency in early 2011 to install the solar panels on the roof of the Siletz Tribe’s Fitness Center and the Sprung Structure gymnasium in order to offset part of the power used at the two buildings. The project includes a 32-panel array on the Fitness Center, a 78-panel array on the carport, supplies, labor and installation Additional solar panels will be added to the buildings. There are also 13 streetlights with LED solar lights

in the same area. “The benefit goes to all Tribal members as the streetlights produce light for safety and security and produce their own power and are not tied to the electrical grid,” said Claire Wood, Siletz Tribal Energy Program project coordinator. “The benefit of the solar panels on the buildings and the carport is to directly reduce the cost of the electric bills in both of the facilities.” The solar panels will also be hooked up to a monitor, which will display information about how much power is being produced and used. “The monitor will also be accessible by Internet so people do not have to be on site to see the data,” said Wood. “This fulfills some other grant objectives, such as educating the community about the results of the study, and encouraging energy conservation practices at the individual level, such as reducing vehicle

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New solar panels have been installed on the Siletz Tribal Recreation Center, and the Tillicum Fitness Center miles traveled, weatherizing homes, and other energy efficiency improvements.” Wood said the fitness

center is open to all Tribal and community members and is a good place to showcase the new technology.

NOAA designates local communities as ‘TsunamiReady’ Several communities and organizations, including Lincoln City, Depoe Bay and Newport, have received the NOAA TsunamiReady and StormReady designation. NOAA’s (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration) National Weather Service programs are voluntary community preparedness programs to promote tsunami and weather readiness in a community, with the primary goal of improving public safety. An important benefit of the program is communities that become StormReady and/or TsunamiReady are eligible for reduced flood insurance rates through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Once a community is designated as StormReady or TsunamiReady, it earns Community Rating System (CRS) points, which may be ap-

plied toward lowering NFIP flood insurance rates. Insurance deductions range from 5 to 45 percent depending on the number of CRS points a community earns. The program uses a grassroots approach to help communities develop plans to handle local severe weather, wave impacts, flooding threats, and help communities inform citizens of threats associated with each hazard.

Once a community achieves this designation, they have an infrastructure in place to educate and inform residents of the threat of tsunamis and other hazardous weather, capability to receive and disseminate tsunami and severe weather warnings to the local populace and a plan to deal with a tsunami or any weatherrelated emergency. To be recognized as TsunamiReady and StormReady, a community must: • Establish a 24-hour warning point and emergency operations center; • Have more than one way to receive tsunami and severe weather warnings and forecasts to alert the public; • Create a system that monitors local weather conditions; • Promote the importance of public readiness through community semi-

nars; • Develop a formal hazardous weather and tsunami plan, which includes training severe weather spotters and holding emergency exercises. As part of this application process, several entities in the county were identified as TsunamiReady Supporters. These local entities promote the principles and guidelines of the program into their tsunami safety and awareness plans. Entities may be eligible as a Supporter based on the bylaws of the local NWS Advisory Board and the endorsement from local emergency management. For a list of the cities designed TsunamiReady and StormReady and the list of organizations designed as TsunamiReady Supporters, visit thenewsguard.com.

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A Moment in History The Chahunta, a logging boat owned by the Lincoln County Logging Co. is seen here at the Taft Dock in 1929. This photograph and many more are available at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum and in the book, ‘Lincoln City and the Twenty Miracle Miles.’ Dates and names are given when they are known. If you have more information about this photo, contact Anne Hall at 541-9966614. PHOTO COURTESY OF ANNE HALL AND THE NORTH LINCOLN COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Create a family disaster plan for emergencies The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office wants to encourage you to prepare your household for a natural or man-made disaster by creating a family disaster plan. Earthquakes and tsunamis are not the only disasters that could strike. Your family plan should be prepared for any disaster or emergency. • Mark two escape routes from each room. Post a copy of the drawings at eye level in each child’s room. • Establish a place to meet if you need to leave your home. • Plan how you will contact each other if you’re not together when an emergency strikes. Select a friend or relative who lives away from your area that family members can contact to notify they are safe. The American Red Cross offers a safe and well web site to provide families with a tool to exchange welfare infor-

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mation with loved ones and friends in the immediate aftermath of a disaster) https:// safeandwell.communityos. org/cms/index.php. • If you must leave and time allows, you might need to shut off your utilities in your home before evacuation: Have all family members learn the proper shut-off procedure for your gas meter. (Note: a qualified professional must turn the gas back on for you after an event). Locate the shut-off valve for the waterline that enters your house. Locate your electrical circuit box. Always shut off all individual circuits before shutting off the main circuit

breaker. • Make a record of your personal property for insurance purposes. Take photos and/or video of the interior and exterior of your home and personal property. You can visit http://illinois.edu/ and type in “house inventory” in the search box and then click on “inventory” to download a free inventory book to help you record your belongings. • Store important documents such as insurance policies, deeds, property records, and other important papers in a safe place such as a safety deposit box away from your home. • It’s advisable to keep a small amount of cash or traveler’s checks at home in a safe place where you can quickly access them in case of evacuation. • If someone has a disability or a special need, be

sure to think about how you’ll accommodate them in an emergency situation. You may be able to register with the office of emergency services or local fire department for assistance so needed help can be provided. Keep specialized items ready i.e. wheelchair batteries, oxygen, catheters, medication, food for service animals, etc. • Create a network of neighbors, relatives, friends, and coworkers to aid you in an emergency. • Regarding pets: identify shelter (both local and away from the area) for them ahead of time as typically pets are not permitted in emergency shelters. Gather pet supplies such as food, water, leash, and pet carrier. Ensure they have and then keep with you, proper ID and up-todate veterinarian records. Your local animal shelter can provide you with more advice

and information. • For large animals like horses, cattle, sheep, etc: Map out primary and secondary escape routes in advance. Make sure they have some form of identification. Have transportation available to move them if necessary. It’s important that family members know how to administer first aid, CPR and use a fire extinguisher. You can go to the following website to get information on local classes: http://www.heart.org/ HEARTORG/CPRAndECC/ InstructorsandTrainingCenters/Instructors-TrainingCenters_UCM_001124_SubHomePage.jsp For more tips and information, visit our website at www.lincolncountysheriff.net and Like us on Facebook at Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office — Oregon.

Oregon Coast Community College: The academic year by the numbers Oregon Coast Community College (OCCC) deals with many important numbers. As Governor Barbara Roberts closed out the 2012-2013 school year on June 14 as the College’s 25th Commencement speaker, I was reminded of how the college serves a diverse community. The college awarded; 52 degrees and 172 Certificates of Completion in various disciplines, as well as 137 General Education Development certificates. “Students” included business owners, individuals who took an extended break after not completing their education, individuals who hail from other countries, or those who are pursuing a college degree. These are the individuals who determined that the college could help in their life path and both the student and college worked to make this a successful partnership. Even university bound students who are financially savvy utilize the college in order to reduce their overall level of debt. The savings can be significant (up to $19,600 for the first two years of college by attending OCCC versus an OUS school). My wife and I have two children attending a state university, so this data is easy to calculate! Less debt translates to lower monthly loan payments and decreased stress level. This past year OCCC served 1,800 individuals including 800 students enrolled in college credit classes. This represents about a 10 percent increase in enrollment over the previous year. As a community we need to encourage others to utilize the community college. Qualified high school students also have the

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opportunity to earn college credits through the Lincoln County School District’s (LCSD) program of expanded options. The district pays the college tuition, fees and books for high school juniors and seniors. This arrangement is a win-win-win between the student LCSD and OCCC. Besides gaining knowledge, these students also develop self-confidence and are even better prepared to succeed at a four-year institution. Another number to share is that 15 high school seniors in Lincoln County were extended a tuition-free scholarship to attend OCCC as Oregon Coast Scholars. Two individuals from Taft High School, Alexander Getty and Madison Carner were presented the scholarship offer during Taft High School’s Senior Award event. This is a scholarship that is renewable for a second year and is valued at approximately $4,700. Why college in light of taking on such debt? The Community College Journal provides two pieces of evidence to support college completion. This publication recently reported that on average unemployment rates drop from 14 percent those not completing high school to 6.8 percent for those with an Associate degree. This figure is an improvement over the unemployment rate for Lincoln County (8.5 percent

Oregon Coast Community College in April). The level of income also follows a similar trend of increasing with the level education achieved. A potential resource for financial assistance is FAFSA (Free Application for Financial Student Aid). This program reflects the nation’s and Oregon’s investment in those who may have financial barriers to accessing higher education). OCCC also offers a limited number of scholarships offered through the college or the community. This year the college also experienced several “firsts” by offering Marine Biology, Criminal Justice and Medical Assistant. Criminal Justice courses were also held at the North campus along with Speech, Psychology, Spanish, Community Education, General Education Development, and Small Business Management classes. Enrollment is a key element to offering these classes as the State legislature has under-funded community colleges over the past several years. Currently the proposed $450 million budget to support the 17 Oregon community colleges for two years is slightly about the 2009

allocation of $432 million, but well below the 2007 funding level ($500 million). The College successfully proposed a $270,000 project on a state bill to allow $9.6 million in capital construction at Oregon community colleges. The OCCC projects will utilize local contractors and workforce to complete the tasks. These funds allow the college to specifically modify the south campus to support a medical assistant program and to convert the north campus science room into a science lab. Lincoln City work will commence soon, with local contractors doing all of the on-site work. The science laboratory will feature laboratory worktables with sinks, faucets and natural gas spigots to enable students to conduct laboratory activities. The funds also enable to college to outfit this laboratory with equipment to support the development of students in science disciplines. In addition, OCCC is embarking on a college-wide effort to have a greater proportion of students at OCCC

Center’s Farmers Market, she saved a little dog from heat stroke. It wasn’t easy as it took almost two hours of her time in running two kids around the Center to see if they could find the owner of the locked car. She enlisted the help of three people and our finest, the Lincoln City Police Department. Because it was taking too long she squirted water through a barely open window so the little dog would stop panting. The incident was under control with Lincoln City Police Department in charge and the owner opening his car. That little dog and I thank you Patti. Wally Kohl Lincoln City

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reach their aspirations by earning degrees or certificates. OCCC is collaborating with Tillamook Bay Community College to address this institutional goal. Stopping short of this student declared goal can be very defeating to that individual with the passage of time. After examining some data figures (numbers) we determined that students have taken up to eight years to earn their degree and that on-average, degree attainment took over three years. Such students displayed grit in their determination. This coming year, the College will put into place strategic actions targeted at retaining more students from term to term, as well as attempt to reduce the amount of time required of under-prepared students prior to enrolling in college level courses. Both of these strategies can potentially contribute to greater graduation rates. In closing, each paragraph contained some reference to a number and how that figure relates to OCCC this past academic year. The number one thing that OCCC encourages and promotes is a completing college culture. We want each person to fulfill their aspiration at OCCC. So to the student, “Don’t stop one foot short of that goal, OCCC will be supporting your efforts throughout that time”. Thank you to each community member for your support of the College’s efforts. Bruce Koike is the Interim President at Oregon Coast Community College. He can be reached at 541-867-8530 or bkoike@occc.cc.or.us.

Voices of Lincoln County Thanks to Bay Area Merchants Association The Lincoln City Geocachers Group would like to thank the Bay Area Merchants Association for their generous support for the June 15 Lincoln City Geo Poker Geocaching Event. We especially want to thank Mike, Kip, Mary, Don, Anne, Niki, Kelly, Steve and Nancy, Theresa, Cindy, and Susan. You all know who you are. The finale of the event was held at at Kip’s place where participants purchased a terrific spaghetti dinner, complete with ice cream and cookies for dessert. We also thank the weatherman for

cooperating. We were able to gather outside in the back garden for much of the event. We also would like to thank all the out of town attendees for coming to Lincoln City to share of joy of Geocaching. Stay tuned for Geo Poker Run II. Rick and Janet Anderson, Rob Robinson, Lauri Hecht Lincoln City

Thank you to Patti Morgan Then next time you are in Paws on the Sand in the Oceanlake district, take the time to thank Patti Morgan. On Sunday at the Lincoln City Cultural

There were 72 write-in names for our uncontested Position 7 with the North Lincoln Health (Hospital) District Board. We are extremely fortunate that Mike Holgren contacted others for his write-in campaign. He received the most votes and will be sworn in as a public official again (he’s a former Mayor) at our July Board meeting filling the position vacated by Kathy Kramer, R.N., whose perspective and participation were valued and appreciated. At the same time, Mike will bring a wealth of public service and community involve-

ment with him to the table. Re-elected to the Board were Robert Landhuis,Terry Bruggenhagen, and yours truly. Continuing in their positions are Esther Schwartz, Kitty Bushman, and Dr. Robert Mass. This is an extraordinary group for these challenging times as we contend with health reform initiatives at the federal, state, and regional level. The North Lincoln Health (Hospital) District has been blessed with strong leadership ever since the first seven were elected to build a hospital in 1967 and this Board will continue that legacy. G. Mick McLean Chair North Lincoln Hospital District Board


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Members of North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District #1 were rewarded with a free dinner last week as thanks from owner Ana Quijas, who has reopened the Mexican restaurant, Puerto Vallarta, at 3001 N.W. Highway 101 in Lincoln City. The restaurant was closed due to an electrical fire on Oct. 9, 2012.

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They’re serving up Mexican food on an expanded menu amid a sparkling new and colorful Spanish environment with the reopening of the Puerto Vallarta restaurant in Lincoln City. The restaurant, located at 3001 N.W. Highway 101, was destroyed by a fire that started in an electrical panel on Tuesday, Oct. 9, of last year. It reopened last week with a free dinner for firefighters in appreciation of

their efforts in handling the blaze. “We are thankful for their work and the work of the contractor [Jim Hoover] in getting the restaurant open again,” owner Ana Quijas said nine months after the fire caused extensive damage to the kitchen and smoke rendered the rest of the building useless. The restaurant, with an entirely new interior and menu expanded to cater to special Hispanic tastes, is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and until 10 p.m. on Saturday.

Puerto Vallarta 3001 N.W. Highway 101 Lincoln City 541-994-0300 It is closed Monday. “I’m really happy with the fire department because they responded really quickly,” Quijas said. The fire was reported to North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District #1 (NLFR)

just before midnight on Tuesday, Oct. 9. NLFR sent three engines and a heavy rescue vehicle to the scene. In addition, Depoe Bay Fire and Rescue and the Nestucca Rural Fire Protection District provided assistance. The fire caused an estimated $200,000 damage to the structure and $40,000 to $50,000 damage to its contents, Fire Marshall Doug Kerr said. “The whole restaurant had to be rebuilt due to smoke damage, however.”

Groups to consider draft fish conservation plan for coastal rivers The stakeholder groups that have been advising Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife on future management actions for coastal rivers will review the first draft of a management plan June 28 and July 2 at meetings in Tillamook and Reedsport. The meetings are part of an ongoing process that began in August 2012 to develop a Coastal Multi-Species Conservation and Management Plan for salmon, steelhead and sea-run cutthroat trout populations along much of the Oregon COURTESY PHOTO Coast. Public meetings are scheduled this month to According to Tom Stahl, review a coastal fish conservation plan. ODFW assistant conservation

CONSERVATION PLAN MEETING 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. June 28 Port of Tillamook Bay 6825 Officer’s Row Road Tillamook and recovery program manager, the stakeholder groups have considered and discussed a range of options for harvest

and hatchery programs and the draft plan reflects that input. Two public meetings to review the draft plan will be held, the first, in Tillamook from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 28 at the Port of Tillamook Bay, located at 6825 Officer’s Row Road and in Reedsport July 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Reedsport Community Building, 451 Winchester Ave. The meetings are open to the public, and the agenda includes an opportunity for public comment. Stakeholder groups include representatives from commercial and recreational fishing,

tribal and local government, watershed councils and conservation and land-use interests. Stahl said ODFW expects to release a revised draft plan to the public later in the summer that will reflect the additional input of the four stakeholder groups. There will be a number of opportunities for public input on the plan before a final version is presented to the Fish and Wildlife Commission in the fall. A copy of the draft plan, as well as the results of a public opinion survey conducted by Oregon State University, is available on the ODFW website.

Dealing with Oregon tax cheats to reduce ‘tax gap’ Guest Column By Rep. David Gomberg

firms that file in offshore tax havens like the Cayman Islands or Lichtenstein to avoid Oregon taxes. Losses are estimated at $18 million. So what can be done? Some positive steps are underway. Legislation is advancing closing the tax haven loophole. The Department of Justice is suing Wall Street. The Department of Energy is reviewing Shepard’s Flat. And some of us suggest that the Secretary of State should audit credits as aggressively as we do agencies. The Department of Revenue has asked for 31

new employees. Eleven will work on collections and twenty on audits or fraud. For an expense of roughly $3.8 million, they expect to collect $19.5 and $13.6 million respectively -- $31.1 million total. That’s a great rate of return! But some of us are asking why they can’t do more. Consider adding just one revenue agent. In two months, they could pay for ocean mapping and measuring to support our fishing industry. In six months, they would generate enough to fund the entire request of our Small Business Development Centers and help local small business. In one year, they could pay for the proposal to encourage movie and television production in Oregon. No matter how you slice up their time, one more agent would create jobs. Perhaps instead they could help treat mental ill-

ness, promote agriculture, improve roads or even cut taxes. I’d love a discussion on how to spend the money. The point is that more staff is needed to collect what is owed all of us. What we need is legislative direction to the new director of the Revenue Department. I think he is doing well and moving in the right direction. But I’m new here and anxious. I want to see more. • Recalculate the tax gap, both personal and corporate income, every two years to better understand the extent of the problem. • Ask the Secretary of State to audit the Department of Revenue at least once every four years.

• Require tax compliance for all state vendors and contractors before they can do business with the state. • Publish online a list of individuals and businesses that owe more than $15,000 and are out of compliance. • Adopt a systematic and quantifiable plan to bring down the tax gap including performance measures, benchmarks, and timelines. Oregon has one of the lowest combined tax burdens in the nation. But not everyone pays their fair share. And while I understand that organizing collections and confronting cheats will be difficult, I think it is an effort we need to make.

We have over a billion dollars each year in unpaid taxes. If you are among the Oregonians who painfully pay your fair share, this number should leave you frustrated and angry. As we talk in detail about raising revenue, funding or cutting programs, reducing retirement commitments, or creating jobs, we also need to talk about the money owed our state but not yet paid. David Gomberg represents House District 10 from the Central Coast and Coastal Range. He owns a small business in Lincoln City and Seaside. He can be reached at 503-986-1410 or rep.davidgomberg@state. or.us.

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Ocean Watch vessel to be used at Newport camp Oregon 4-H has launched a new marine research vessel, Ocean Watch, which set sail from San Francisco Bay to Newport this week. The vessel will serve as a marine research platform for the 2013 Ocean Watch 4-H Marine Ambassadors Camp hosted by Oregon State University. The camp takes place the week of June 30. The Ocean Watch vessel is owned by Captain Mark Schrader, who will serve at the helm of the 64-foot vessel along with his crew. Schrader, a lifelong sailor and active marine conservationist with a mission to engage people on the importance of environmental health, is partnering with 4-H to mentor the young people attending the camp in the area of marine science. Ocean Watch was purchased and completely refitted with new wiring, plumbing, electronics and rigging one year prior to embarking on the project. For the past decade, the vessel has been used as a marine science research platform. “4-H knows that young people are leaders today, right now,” said Mary Arnold, Ph.D., professor and 4-H youth development specialist at Oregon State. “As a result of the incredible positive impact that youth can make, this 4-H Marine Science Ambassador’s program has the potential to change the course of ocean and waterway health as we engage young people in the importance of marine science and technology, and create excitement for future education and careers in this area.” The 2013 Ocean Watch 4-H Marine Ambassadors Camp will take place at Oregon State in Corvallis

Obituaries David Harvey Davis

future wife, Peggy Von Bramer. He earned M.A. degree from Harvard University in 1957. David taught at University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where he rose to a position of Associate Professor and served as chairman of the music department. In 1967 he entered the professional music industry in Los Angeles where he composed orchestrations and musical soundtracks for television and film. After 25 years in the L.A. music industry, he and Peggy relocated to the Oregon Coast where David contributed greatly to the Roads End and Lincoln City community. He served

David Harvey Davis died June 11, 2013 in Lincoln City. He was born in New Orleans to Genora Crutcher and B. Locke Davis on December 19, 1930. David played trumpet in the Army band during the Korean War. He attended Mississippi College and in 1954 graduated Peabody/ Vanderbilt in Nashville with Bachelor of Music degree where he met his

on the Roads End Improvement Association Board as a member and President. He was a member of the first North Lincoln Samaritan Hospital Board for seven years, and most recently served on the Roads End Sewer District Board. David is survived by his wife of 58 years, Peggy, sons Tom and Richard, his adored grand daughter Erika and daughter-in-law Carla Ann . David is also survived by many lifelong friends that he gathered and nurtured through all the stages of his life. He was a charming man of great wit and humor and admired for the fullness and depth of his character.

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The marine research vessel, Ocean Watch, will be part of the 4-H Marine Ambassadors Camp in Newport. and in Newport, where they will conduct marine science research on the vessel. Throughout the program, camp participants will be immersed in curriculum that will include experiments, projects and marine science activities in a university campus setting and in the field. The campers will learn to be 4-H Marine Ambassadors, attending classes on tsunamis technology, NOAA’s Essential Principles for Ocean Literacy, and learn to design and build remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) on the OSU campus. In addition, the young people will study invertebrate taxonomy at Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport. There, they will be introduced to Ocean Watch, perform research aboard the vessel, and sail to coastal education sites to study tide pools, marine mammals

and birds, beach ecology, fresh water stream ecosystems, estuaries, and tides and tsunami debris. Participants will also be trained as Teens as Teachers, which will enable them to continue their role as 4-H Marine Ambassadors in their respective communities using an ocean acidification science kit in their community outreach programs. For the remainder of July, Ocean Watch will be berthed in Newport, and marine science opportunities will be open to 4-H clubs, other youth organizations and families. To learn more about the Ocean Watch tour opportunities, available July 6 to July 31, contact OSU 4-H Program Coordinator Todd Williver at 541-574-6534 ext. 22 or e-mail todd.williver@ oregonstate.edu.

will be scheduled in midJuly in Colorado and in mid-August in Oregon. The family asks that contributions in lieu of flowers be made to The Nature Conservancy of Colorado, 2424 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO 80302.

Steven H. Dale was born October 27, 1953 in Seattle, WA. He died May 29, 2013 in Lincoln City, OR. Remembrance at Cruise Inn, Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

George H. Kennedy George H. Kennedy was born in Seattle, WA he passed away on Friday, June 7, 2013. George was a 1954 graduate of Taft High, his parents ran The Billows in Oceanlake. A Celebration of Life

Reginald Paul Wray, age 72, from Lincoln City died Wednesday, June 12, at Good Samaritan Regional Medical center in Corvallis, OR.

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Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials have issued a public alert concerning newborn wildlife.

Leave young wildlife in the wild feed. They do so in secret and we humans are often not aware of the situation until we find the fawn,” said Love. “The best thing to do is to leave the fawns where we find them so mom can come back when she feels it is safe to do so.” Removing wildlife from the wild and keeping wildlife in captivity without a permit is a Class A misdemeanor. Holding marine mammals or migratory birds, or disturbing the nests, eggs, and young of migratory birds, are violations of federal laws. What you should do to help young wildlife • Never assume an animal is orphaned and remove it from the woods, forest or even your backyard. Leave it alone and leave the area. Call your local ODFW office or OSP before you approach any young wildlife. • Keep your dog or cat away from young wildlife. “Fawns are fragile and often don’t survive the stress of a dog chase. Obey leash laws at parks to protect young wildlife,” notes Tonya Moore, ODFW assistant district wildlife biologist in Clackamas. • If you see an animal that is clearly is in distress, is being disturbed by peo-

ple or pets, is lying near or on a road, or that you know is orphaned because you saw its parent die, call your local ODFW office, Oregon State Police office, or a local wildlife rehabilitation center that is approved by ODFW. • If you see a seal pup, young sea lion, or other marine mammal in distress, contact OSP’s hotline at 1-800-452-7888. For information on young w wildlife, visit the Living with Wildlife section of ODFW’s website.

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Car fire, police chase leads Albany man indicted in double to arrest of Lincoln City man fatal Highway 20 crash

A Lincoln City man faces multiple charges following a car fire and police chase on June 16. The case unfolded as Lincoln City Police Department responded to the Ridge Apartments, at 3425 S.E. Harbor Drive shortly after midnight on a reported vehicle fire. Information was obtained that the vehicle fire was possibly intentionally set and officers identified the suspect as Anthony Richard Stanton of Lincoln City. Stanton is the estranged husband of the victim. As Lincoln City Police officers were responding, Officer Torin Liden located Stanton’s vehicle, a white ray 2007 Ford F150 pickup, traveling northbound on Highway 101 near S.E. 23rd y, City street, heading away from the location of the vehicle fire. n Officer Liden attempted ter a traffic stop, but Stanton accelerated and a pursuit

Anthony Richard Stanton was initiated. Stanton continued to travel northbound on Highway 101, eventually heading east on Highway 18, where Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to deploy spike strips to disable Stanton’s vehicle. The spike strips were unsuccessful. Polk County Sheriff’s

deputies deployed spike strips in Grand Ronde, near the Spirit Mountain Casino. One set of spike strips was successfully deployed and the passenger side tires were hit, but Stanton continued eastbound on the flat tires. Near the Fort Hill Restaurant, deputies were able to set up another set of spike strips and this time the driver’s side tires were hit. Stanton continued driving for another half mile before he stopped and was taken into custody. Stanton was taken to the Lincoln County Jail. He faces charges including arson II, criminal mischief I, attempt to elude police-vehicle, contempt of court, reckless driving and DUII. His bail was set at $205,000. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Oregon State Police, Polk County Sheriffs Office and North Lincoln Fire and Rescue assisted Lincoln City Police.

A 46-year old Albany man has been indicted in the Oct. 25, 2012, double fatal traffic crash that killed a Toledo-area man and his daughter on Highway 20. The defendant, Wallace M. Beaver, 46, turned himself in to Oregon State Police June 14 after he was indicted earlier this month by the Lincoln County Grand Jury. Beaver was later released from custody pending an appearance in Lincoln County Circuit Court on two counts of Criminally Negligent Homicide. Beaver is expected to appear in Lincoln County Circuit Court at 8:30 a.m. June 24. According to authorities, on Oct. 25, 2012, at approximately 8:17 a.m., a 2001 Dodge Dakota pickup driven by Beaver was westbound on Highway 20 near milepost 24 about a half-mile east

highway. Daniel Loper and his right front passenger/ daughter, April Sherri Loper, 34, from Toledo, were pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger’s 2-month old son in a child carrier safety seat in the left rear seating location was transported with nonlife threatening injuries. Beaver was also injured in the crash. OSP troopers from the Newport Area Command Office, with the assistance of the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office, conducted the investigation. Senior Trooper David Peterson was the lead investigator. OSP was assisted at the scene by the interagency Lincoln County Crash Team comprised of officers from OSP, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, and Newport Police Department.

Wallace M. Beaver of Eddyville negotiating a right curve when it crossed the centerline and collided head-on with an eastbound 2008 Chevrolet Aveo driven by Daniel Lewis Loper, 57, from Toledo. After impact, both vehicles came to rest on the shoulder of the

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Lincoln City Police Department Monday, May 27 2:39 a.m. 4031 NW Hwy 101/Shell. Arrested on suspicion of assault, Benjamin Saiville born 1982. Report of a fight in front of North Shell Station. Saiville taken into custody. 6:17 a.m. 1635 NW Harbor Av/Coho Inn. Report of a found backpack containing drug paraphernalia. 2:14 p.m. 145 NW Inlet Av/Sea Gypsy. Arrested on suspicion of trespass, Richard A. Hilgardner, born 1980. Report of subject sitting inside vehicle in his underwear and refusing to get out. Hilgardner was taken into custody and transported, cited and released. 3:11 p.m. 3500 SE Fleet Av. Welfare check/checks state of house. 4:30 p.m. 4041 NE West Devils Lake Rd./Devils Lake RV Park. Report of sign tagged with graffiti. 4:41 p.m. North Shell Station. Arrested suspicion of outstanding warrant. Bettina M. Olson born 1969, was located, taken into custody for outstanding misdemeanor warrant out of Lincoln County Jail for probation violation, cited and released at scene. 11:09 1500 SE East Devils Lake Rd/Tanger. James Ladd born 1994 was arrested on suspicion of furnishing alcohol to a minor. Juvenile

was cited for MIP of alcohol, tobacco and PCS less than one once of Marijuana.

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2:36 p.m. 1585 SE 19th Street. Complainant reported theft of her medications from her vehicle.

2:23 a.m. 1777 NW 44th Street/Chinook Winds Casino. Security reported a subject passed a counterfeit $5 bill. Subject was unaware the bill was counterfeit. The bill was seized. 10:40 a.m. SW 32nd Street/So Hwy 101. Non-injury multi vehicle accident. Information exchanged and report was taken. 1:39 p.m. 600 block SE Fleet Av. Complainant reported house broken into. 7:54 p.m. 4101 NW Logan Road/Safeway. Complainant reported male left with half full cart of groceries without paying.

Wednesday, May 29 11:36 a.m. 4270 N. Hwy 101. Caller reported that Devils Lake RV Park billboard was tagged. 1:36 p.m. 2000 NE Hwy 101. Report was taken for theft of property. 7:29 p.m. 3800 NW Jetty Av. Traffic stop resulted in subject driving while suspended, report taken, vehicle impounded, Lincoln City Tow. 10:26 p.m. 3535 SE Harbor Av. Victim reported something had been put in her door lock so it would not open. Report was taken.

Thursday, May 30 2:52 a.m. SW 50th Street. Vehicle contacted in Public Parking Lot after hours. Citation given for PCS <1oz marijuana. 11:43 a.m. 4040 SE High School Drive/Taft Elementary. School reported to a parent that an unknown

3:46 p.m. 6800 block SW Fleet Av. Officer came across dog at large. Dog returned to owner. Owner cited for dog at large. 7:39 p.m. 1934 NE 14th Street. Arrested, Harry L. Johnson born 1957, on suspicion of domestic violence.

Friday, May 31 3:11 a.m. 3500 SW Hwy 101. Suspicious vehicle, contacted driver in public parking and Lacey M. Reddekopp, born 1985 was cited for PCS<1oz marijuana. 7:42 a.m. 5100 block NE Voyage Av. Complainant reported theft of 12 solar lights from yard. 8:11 a.m. 1100 block SW 17th Street. Complainant reported his wallet stolen from the locked glovebox of his unlocked vehicle, which was parked in a locked garage. 10:12 a.m. SW 64th Street/SE Jetty Av. Officer initiated a traffic stop and performed consent search per 515, Rachel Hall born 1979 was arrested on suspicion, 2 counts possession of controlled substance and unlawful possession prescription medication. 11:23 a.m. 2302 NE 34th Street. Harmony Mae Williams, arrested on Multnomah County Warrant for Discon, cited and released per Multnomah Co. 11:59 a.m. 1936 SE Lee Av. Complainant reporting her vehicle was damaged on the front left bumper while parked at location. 3:20 p.m. 1400 NE Hwy 101. Officer arrived on

scene of a 2 motor vehicle accident. PacWest and NLFR responded one driver-2 cited for careless driving, driver-1 transported. 5:01 p.m. 600 block SE Jetty Av. Adam Clayton Chapman born 1975, taken into custody, suspicion of probation violation per PO, transported. 9:00 p.m. 700 block SE Oar Av. Complainant reported items were taken and damage was done to his vehicle while it was parked at the address. Officer took phone report.

Saturday, June 1 11:26 a.m. 4635 SE Lee Av/Renew Consulting. Report of an assault. 12:44 p.m. 1503 SE East Devils Lake Rd. Complainant came into the PD to turn in 2 older rifles and ammo for destruction. 11:54 p.m. Chinook Winds Casino/ 1777 NW 44th Street/Casino Security. Arrested, Calgary S. Kendrick born 1991, taken into custody after security located drug paraphernalia in a backpack.

Sunday, June 2 1:15 a.m. 1777 NW 44th Street. Arrested, Cale Thomas Peterson born 1986, suspicion of harassment and Criminal Mischief. Sited and released. 1:56 a.m. 1777 NW 44th Street. Security found a purse containing drugs.

10:36 p.m. 400 block SE Oar Av. Arrests made for suspicious activity, Bettina M. Olson born 1969, Georgina D. Dickenson born 1983, Desmond R. Roberts, Jr. born 1973. Report of someone inside vehicle. Officer responded found Olson inside vehicle. Dickenson taken into custody on Lincoln County warrant and pcs meth. Roberts taken into custody for pcs meth and carry concealed weapon. Olson taken into custody burglary II and unlawful entry to a motor vehicle.

of Toledo was sited and released for such.

Thursday, May 30 An officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the brush on Fraser Road north of Lincoln City Oregon. Two subjects in the vehicle. A strong odor of marijuana was coming from the vehicle. A consent search yielded less than an ounce of marijuana. The male passenger, Sean David Randall Callin, 34 of Neotsu, was cited.

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Ironwoman Bearden came to Oregon to work in her uncle’s Pig N Pancake restaurant in Seaside before transferring to its Lincoln City location a few years ago. She started slowly with mostly cardiovascular work, then was told she had the physique for bodybuilding, “which I didn’t believe because I didn’t have a lot of confidence at the time.” “When it kicked in for

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and also placed among the top three overall among competitors of all ages. “I always wanted to do bodybuilding, but never was able to while raising my kids and everything,” said the 43-year-old Bearden, who got her start in 2006 after joining Fitness 101 in Lincoln City.

me is when I turned 40,” she said, “and that was the end of 2010, so I started working out a bit with weights and just decided I wanted to compete.” Competitions the past couple of years at the Emerald Cup in Bellevue, Wash., and another recently at Chinook Winds Casino Resort have propelled Bearden to success in the sport. As a competitor in the figure division, she won the Master’s competition in 2011 at Seven Feathers Casino in Canyonville, and placed third overall. She then finished with another third and a second, respectively , earlier this year at the same competition after taking 10 months off. Most recently, she won the Master’s title and placed fourth overall at Chinook Winds. “I just like being fit and healthy,” she said. “It just makes me feel good.” Mother of a girl, Crystal, 26, and two boys, Christopher, 22, and Chase, 20, Bearden is parlaying her physical work at the gym with studies in nursing at OCCC. While she originally went into nursing, she’s making a switch to physical therapy. “I think it benefits me; it’s more my field,” she said. “I want to become a personal trainer. I hope this directs me to help people to be more healthy in life and teach them how

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Physical fitness coach Kristi Tauti, left, and Lincoln City resident and fitness competitor Kimberly Bearden have teamed to make a winning combination. to eat positively and stay on a good diet plan. I want to help people with weight problems. They can have confidence and do it, and a lot of people don’t, so I just want to inspire people to be healthy.” Bearden thanks several people for her ascent to a fit and healthy lifestyle. Besides the dedication of trainer Edward

Barrilleaux at Fitness 101, there’s been Robert Dempewolf, who first recognized her ability to make it on the fitness scene. He calls Bearden’s growth as “a real feel-good story, and one of a ‘can-do’ attitude.” “He’s been a very big inspiration,” Bearden said. “He inspired me to do this. I didn’t believe him, but one day, it just kind of

clicked.” Then there’s Kristi Tauti, a personal trainer and Bearden’s coach, who keeps track of her diet weight, body fat percentages, the works. “I just want other people to be the same way as I am, to get in shape and be fit,” she said. “That would be the most rewarding thing for me.”

The News Guard May 17. “We don’t know whether he was looking at the beach or the bay or what. But he was technically on the wrong side of the highway. An eyewitness also provided investigators with what Palmer called “significant additional information” about the crash. A Lincoln County Grand Jury issued a secret indictment against Hiatt last week. Oregon State Police arrested Hiatt on June 17. Details of the arrest have not been made public.

If convicted, and depending on sentencing guidelines and Hiatt’s

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suspended by the Oregon Justice Department for failure to pay child support. The suspension was May 21, 2012 to September 26, 2012. Palmer said an investigation team conducted detailed examinations of the crash site and forwarded the information collected to the Lincoln County District Attorney’s office. Palmer said Hiatt initially remained at the scene of the crash

and was issued, a hardship license that allowed him to drive to and from work. His license was reinstated Feb. 18, 2011. Hiatt was also conviction Nov. 29, 2010 for speeding in Lincoln County. But that conviction did not get posted until after the restriction was issued. Hiatt license was

and had cooperated with investigators and that there was no indication that Hiatt was impaired or intoxicated at the time of the crash. Investigators reviewed Hiatt’s driving record as a standard practice in such an investigation. Details of the final investigative report have not been made public. “Mr. Swanson was walking south bound on the shoulder of Highway 101 with traffic,” Palmer told

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them a general report. “There is a potential that protected health information could have been breached,” said Gantz. “That’s why we are notifying all our clients.” Letters were sent to about 1,000 North Lincoln County Community Health Clinic clients on June 13. “We want our clients to make sure their personal financial records are secure, just in case,” said Gantz. “ It is due diligence to make sure that our clients are taken care of.” Gantz said none of the computers, other electronic equipment or medical supplies were disturbed. “It appears that the

suspect or suspects knew how to effectively use a crowbar,” she said. “We have to replace several desks and several doors that were damaged.” She said the clinic’s safe was broken into and about $170 taken. Calls to Lincoln City Police detectives about suspect information were not returned as of June 18. Gantz said public notification of the break-in was delayed due to the investigation and the need to notify clients. Lincoln County will provide additional information concerning identity theft on its website at www.co.lincoln. or.us. Scan with your smart phone

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Taft wrestling gets financial jolt from Pacific Power JIM FOSSUM The News Guard

Pacific Power Regional Community Manager Doris Johnston presented a $1,000 check from the Pacific Power Foundation to the Taft Tiger Boosters last week to improve safety in the high school’s wrestling program. The Taft Tiger Boosters have raised funds the last few years to improve safety for youth sports in Lincoln City, Booster Club President Kathy Joy said. Joy wrote a Pacific Power Foundation grant for funding towards safety wall mats for the Taft wrestling room. Taft is the only school in Lincoln County with a wrestling room unequipped with wall mats. “Safety is also important to Pacific Power for employees and the public,” Doris Johnston, Pacific Power regional community manager, said. “I’m pleased we are able to assist in the boosters efforts.” Cost of the mats is $6,853. A total of $3,985 has been raised — $1,000 from a ceiling sweep of cash at Roadhouse 101; $500 from Taft 7-12; a $1,000 foundation grant check; and $1,485 slated for the project from the Taft Tiger Booster Board. The monies the board allocated were from the Pacific Power Global Days of Service Program. Global

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Pictured, from left, are Taft Tiger Booster President Kathy Joy, Taft wrestling coach Luke Hall, Pacific Power Regional Community Manager Doris Johnston,Taft High Principal Scott Reed and Taft High Assistant Principal Ryan Hawkins. Days of Service money is allocated from Pacific Power Foundation to nonprofit entities for whom employees volunteer in their com-

munity. From April 2012 to March 2013, volunteers logged 325.5 hourse, earing a donation towards Taft

Tiger Boosters of $1,485. The balance of money needed toward the mat project is $2,868, which will be an agenda item at

the July 10 booster meeting, Joy said. Taft Tiger Boosters, along with Taft High, has been awarded two additional grants in the past. In 2009, Pacific Power Foundation grant funds were used to purchase two AED (Automated External Defibrillator) units. Coaches and teachers have been certified and are trained annually. In 2010, Pacific Power Foundation funds were used to purchase 30 first-aid kits for sports teams and school use. The Pacific Power Foundation is part of the PacifiCorp Foundation, one of the largest utility-endowed foundations in the United States. The foundation was created in 1988 by PacifiCorp, an electric utility serving 1.7 million customers in six Western states as Pacific Power (Oregon, Washington and California) and Rocky Mountain Power (Utah, Wyoming and Idaho). The foundation’s mission, through charitable investments, is to support the growth and vitality of the communities served by Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power. For more information, visit www.pacificpower.net/foundation.

Shot in the Heart Sixteen-year-old Lincoln City resident Riley Schroeder took the Single Action Shooting Society’s Oregon State Overall Award June 10 in Merlin. Approximately 200 shooters of all ages competed in close to 100-degree weather. Riley also won the Top Gun Shootoff comprised of 16 of the top shooters from six states. COURTESY PHOTO

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Trekking participants, from left, Brandon John ming among their fav JIM FOSSUM/THE NEWS orite activities in the Lin son, Chris Cooper, Bear Reyes, Lucero Reye s and Mya Cooper list GUARD coln City Parks & Recre swim ation Department’s Su mmer Day Camp Progra m.

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Eleven-year-old Chris Cooper’s no fool. Why else would he want to participate in the Lincoln City Community Center’s Summer Day Camp program? “Because otherwise I’d be doing chores and all that other kind of junk,” the Oceanlake Elementary School sixth-grader said earlier this week as he climbed from the pool at the Community Center. The camp, themed “Trekking” for all the walking the kids do from place to place, is an unique learning experience designed to develop social skills and build community knowledge. It began June 12 for approximately 35 boys and girls 5 to 11 years of age. Overseen by the husband and wife team of Bonnie and Phill Stone, it incorporates learning in all its wide array of activities, from athletics to arts, and aquatics to adventure. “We try to explore all the businesses we can and we walk,” Bonnie Stone said, “so, if you see a long, long line walking down the street, that’s us. We try to find out about the businesses and what they provide the

community so that we can be part of that when we get bigger.” What the kids, who numbered approximately 40 last year, do are play things like Sprout Ball and Stupid Ball (forms of dodge ball), and participate in gardening, water sports, bowling, Karaoke, movies and more “You can do a lot of new activities and it’s cool,” Bear Reyes, an 8-year-old Oceanlake third-grader, said. The kids learn history, too. When they tour the North Lincoln County Historical Museum and participate in a scavenger hunt designed to instruct the children on the community’s past. “We have a field day, bus field trips, movie time at the Bijou,” Bonnie Stone said. “We really try to get them involved in their community.” The programs encourage campers to take on new challenges, explore new interests and develop specific talents, allowing each participant to gain confidence and skill in whatever endeavor they choose to partake, she said. It encourages happiness and success through thinking and problem-solving; enhancing selfesteem, building life skills,

increasing self-reliance and developing friendships. “Making new friends,” is 11-year-old Oceanlake sixth-grader Lucero Reyes’ favorite thing about the camp. The camp, which runs weekdays from 7:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. through Aug. 30, includes beach, forest and mountain excursions; boating, hiking, picnics and sightseeing. Campers only need lunch, a swim suit, towel, walking shoes and appropriate clothing. “It allows parents who come to see the community to be a part of it by going out to the various establishments by themselves and leave the children with us,” Stone said. Cost is $85 per week for residents; $110 for nonresidents. Daily drop-ins are $20 for more than five hours and $10 for five hours or less. JIM FOSSUM/THE NEWS GUARD Registration and preLei Anderson works the loops on the playground at Regatta Grounds Park. payment is required prior to attendance. For more information on summer activities for children in the Lincoln City area, contact the community center, located at 2150 N.E. Oar Place, at 541-9942131 or visit www.lincolncity.org.

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Sandy told me after church about a commissary experience she had when in Okinawa with her husband. While he cut up in the meat department, as a civilian serving the military, she worked in the bakery. One day, the bakery introduced a new device for cake decorating. By means of a projector positioned directly over a sheet cake, it could throw any photo image onto the cake. The decorator then could simply draw, in frosting, the image whether it be a person, landscape or whatever. When Sandy’s practice turn arrived, she gripped the frosting nozzle and paused … and paused … (“I was scared to death!”) until finally her supervisor’s voice behind her implored, “Breathe, for Heaven’s sake, BREATHE!” The supervisor, explained later, was afraid Sandy was going to black out from lack of oxygen and fall face-first into the cake. “I still remember that as if it was yesterday,” breathes Sandy. PUMPKIN SPICE LAYER CAKE, CARAMEL/CREAM CHEESE FROSTING 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon ground cloves ¼ teaspoon grated nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ground allspice ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom 2 teaspoons finely grated orange peel 1 15-ounce can pure pumpkin 1-1/2 cups sugar 1-1/4 cups vegetable oil 4 large eggs Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour two 9-inch cake pans with 1-1/2 inch high sides. Whisk first 9 ingredients in a large bowl. With electric mixer, beat pumpkin, sugar and oil in another bowl. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Add orange peel. Add flour mixture , beat on low setting until blended. Pour batter equally into prepared pans. Bake cakes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, or about 33 minutes. Cool in pans 10 minutes, then remove to rack. FROSTING: 1 pound confectioner’s sugar, divided ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup unsalted butter, room temp. 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, room temp. orange zest Sprinkle ½ cup powdered sugar over bottom of a small nonstick skillet. Place over medium heat, without stirring, until sugar melts. Continue cooking until sugar turns dark amber, stirring occasionally, about 2 minutes. Gently stir in ½ cup cream, vanilla and salt. Mixture will bubble considerably. Stir until any caramel bits dissolve. Stir in remaining 1 tablespoon cream. Strain into a small bowl and cool to room temperature. Sift remaining powdered sugar into medium bowl. With electric mixer, beat ceam cheese and butter in large bowl. Slowly beat in powdered sugar. Add and beat in the cooled caramel. Cover and chill about 2 hours, to spreading consistency. With long knife, trim rounded tops from cakes and give to children. Place 1 cake layer rightside-up on cake plate. Spread 3/4 cup frosting over. Add second layer on top, cut side down. Cover top and sides of cake with remaining frosting. Sprinkle orange zest lightly on top. Serves 12. Everett Cutter lives in Gleneden Beach and can be reached at eecutter@charter.net.

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Lincoln City resident Ken Tumminia practices his skills for the Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival.

Lincoln City’s Summer Kite Festival June 22-23 JEREMY C. RUARK The News Guard

Kite fliers from across the Northwest and beyond will gather June 22-23 at D River Wayside, for the 29th annual Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival. The event is a celebration of professional and leisure kite fliers with some of the world’s most colorful big show kites. This year’s theme is “Tales of Tails,” honoring the pod of Gray Whale kites that will be on display throughout the two-day festival. Many of the best kite fliers from the Pacific Northwest and from all over the world come to the festival. But it is also a favorite event for many locals. “We have many good people right here in Lincoln City that love flying kites,” said Deb Cooley, Associated Oregon Kiters president and a Lincoln City resident. “I just enjoy flying kites and having fun with family and friends. The kite world is a family. That means each

time I get to go fly kites, I am with my family.” Cooley is a veteran kite flyer, enjoying the activity for 35 years and one who knows the ups and downs of the sport. “Lincoln City has a narrow beach, so you have to watch out for the waves,” said Cooley. “The south winds can be tricky because it usually means rain. The wind has to be just right, not too strong and not too light.” Cooley’s husband, Ken Tumminia, is also a kite flyer. “I just like the people that gather to fly kites,” said Tumminia. “I also enjoy spending time outdoors.” Tumminia said the makeup of kites has changed over the years, from light paper and sticks to specialized fabric, fiberglass or aluminum. State Representative David Gomberg, a kite shop owner in Lincoln City and Seaside, has

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Gray whale kites will be honored and on display at the Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival

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Strawberry Moon river float There is a full Strawberry Moon on Sunday, and the Salmon Drift Creek Watershed Council is offering a nighttime kayak trip on the Salmon River estuary, complete with Oregon strawberry shortcake.   “We will be only a few days into summer with one of the longest days of the year, and the moon is quite close to the earth, so this will be the biggest full moon of 2013,” said Paul Katen of the Salmon Drift Creek Watershed Council. Those taking part in the float should meet at the Knight Park boat ramp, on Three Rocks Road north of Lincoln City at 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening June 23. The sun sets at 9:07 p.m. The moon rises at 9:19 p.m.  Participants must provide their own gear, including a life vest and whistle, and sign a liability waiver.

The event is alcohol and drug free. Watershed council volunteers will lead the flotilla upstream to get a view of the moon from the East. Along the way, the volunteers will point out completed and proposed restoration projects in the Salmon River estuary. The flotilla will paddle back down against the incoming tide to the lower estuary to enjoy a moonlight view of Cascade Head. The float trip is expected to end at about 10:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $10. Donations help the SDCWC continue work on restoring the Salmon River and other local watersheds. The SDCWC is a 501(c)(3) organization. For more details, call PHOTO/JOANNE DASCHEL Paul Katen at 541-994-9682 or email at pckaten@charter. Members of the Salmon Creek Watershed Council will lead a Strawberry Moon kayaking tour of the Salmon River estuary Sunday, June 23. net.

Local kids, Missoula Children’s Theatre to stage Wizard of Oz On Saturday, June 22, audiences will skip down the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy and her friends when the Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 50 local students perform an original musical adaptation of the timeless favorite, “The Wizard of Oz.” The play will be performed at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the auditorium at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 N.E. Highway 101. Tickets are $10 reserved and $5 general admis-

sion, on sale now at 541-994-9994. The cast features Lincoln City children, in first through 12th grades, as Dorothy, the Lion, the Tin Man and Toto. Also featured will be the Professor/Wizard, Glinda, the Wicked Witch, the Green Guard and Mayor Munchkin. Other children will perform in groups, as the Winkies, the Magicians, the Munchkins and the Fierce and Ferocious Flowers. They auditioned on Monday,

June 17, and have been rehearsing all week, with the two traveling directors from Missoula Children’s Theatre. Based in Missoula, Mont., the MCT sends touring productions across the country in little red trucks, packed full of costumes, scenery, props and makeup. This performance experience, presented by the Lincoln City Cultural Center and its members, is provided free to the children of Lincoln City. Other sponsors include

The Walter R. Behrens Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Lincoln City, Lincoln City Rotary Club, Mills Ace Hardware, Cascadia Consulting Partnership, Depoe Baykery and Sea Bright Industries. The directors are staying at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort, which has donated the rooms. For more information, to volunteer or to support the Missoula Children’s Theatre and its annual visit to the Oregon Coast, contact


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Siletz Bay Music Festival – 2013 Season – June 12 through June 23. For more information call 541-992-1131. Reservations may be made online at www.SiletzBayMusic. org A Walk back in Time- Walking Tour of Lincoln City’s Historic Taft District at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum through September 12, 2013 Thursday – Sunday at 1:30 p.m. or by appointment. To register contact 541-996-6614 “Fragments , Remnants and Pieces” through July 8 show in the Chessman Gallery at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NW Hwy 101. Arlon Gilliland’s paintings inspired by Japanese tsunami debris. For more details call 541-994-9994. Salmon River Grange Bingo at 6 p.m. each Thursday offering food and prizes. 541-994-5146. Science Week through August 22. Children ages 6-12 are invited to join the Summer Fun and Science Program, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Taft Elementary School. There is a fee of $40 per week. Multi-child scholarships are available. For more information send e-mail to: Ellen.Hamilton@lincoln.k12.or.us; or to Teri. Kimberling@lincoln.k12. or.us; or call the school 541-996-2136. TAPA’s Starlite Academy at The Barn Community Playhouse July 8-13. Kids 6-13 years old will spend the week learning about theater including acting, singing, dancing, costumes and makeup and put together a musical for performances. (Limit 20 students). The cost is $25 per student. Lunches provided. Contact Kelli McMellon at 503-801-0631 or email rkmcmellon@centurylink. net to register.

Wednesday, June 19 Oregon Coast Community College budget hearing at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 at the OCCC North County Campus, 3788 SE High School Dr., Lincoln City. Immediately followed by the Board of Education meeting. 541867-8532.

Otis Feed and Read from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner served 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. at Panther Creek Community Center, 655 N. Wayside Loop, Otis. Free. Family friendly. Bring the kids. Free meal, books, face painting and other fun activities. The Thursday Show with Leon-Forrest 6 to 9 p.m., first and third Thursdays at The Eventuary, Hwy 101/560 SW Fleet Ave., Lincoln City. Featuring Jim Christiansen, the Duke of juke, and Hannah Lamb. Donations are welcome. Grief support group from 6 to 7 p.m. at Samaritan Hospice Services. Free education and support led by professionals for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one whether occurring under hospice care or not. Your loss does not have to be recent. 503-392-5872 or 541-9218085.

Friday, June 21 Hands-on Pasta Workshop from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 21 at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 801 SW Highway 101, Suite 401, Lincoln City. Learn to make fresh, homemade pasta with seasonal ingredients. Menu:  Farfalle with spring vegetables and chicken, Lemon Fettuccine, Artichoke and mushroom lasagne with hazelnut pesto, Italian chopped salad, Strawberry spumoni. Cost: $50, includes meal and wine. 541- 996-1274. Indoor Kite Flying Clinic from 2 to 4 p.m. at St Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church, 1226 SW 13th St. Complimentary indoor kite kit will be provided. Free admission. Pre-register at 541-9961273 Free Clamming Clinic 4 p.m. lecture at Driftwood Library at 801 SW Hwy 101, followed by a field trip to Siletz Bay to dig for clams. 541-2655847. Hands-on Pasta Workshop from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Lincoln City Culinary Center, 801 SW Hwy 101, 4th Floor. $50 includes the meal and wine. 541-

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Saturday, June 22 Summer Kite Festival: D-River State Wayside in Lincoln City. For more information see thenewsguard.com or www. oregoncoast.org Hiking Oregon’s History 1 p.m. at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum. Enjoy an armchair hiker’s tour of Oregon’s most scenic sites. 541-996-6614. Weekly Geocachers Breakfast 9 a.m. at Chinook Winds Seafood Grill and Restaurant on NW 40th. 541-992-1141 Overeaters Anonymous from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., at St Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church, 1226 SW 13th St. 541-9968874. Hiking Oregon’s History 1 p.m. at North Lincoln County Historical Museum, 4907 SW Hwy 101 Lincoln City. William Sullivan will narrate his experience with the help of his wife and two children who built a log cabin by hand on a roadless stretch of the lower Siletz River that he visits regularly. 541-996-6614. Josh Turner at 8 p.m. at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Tickets $45 to $60. 888-MAIN-ACT. Chinook Winds Anniversary Fireworks at 10:15 p.m. at Chinook Winds Casino Resort. For more details please call 888-CHINOOK

Sunday, June 23 Special Chinook Winds Anniversary Glass Drop – 100 handcrafted glass art pieces along the beach in front of Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Weather and ocean conditions permitting. Go to: www.oregoncoast.org. Summer Kite Festival: D-River State Wayside in Lincoln City. For more information see thenewsguard.com or www. oregoncoast.org. Coffee Concert 3 p.m. at Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. Local musicans perform

in concert, with coffee and desserts included in the $10 admission. 541-994-9994 Siletz Bay Music Festival – Artists Showcase and Fundraiser at 4 p.m., “Oh, Those Gershwin Boys,” with Yaacov Bergman conducting and Dick Hyman on piano. www. siletzbaymusic.org.

Monday, June 24 Grief support group from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Samaritan Hospice Services. Free education and support led by professionals for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one whether occurring under hospice care or not. Your loss does not have to be recent. 503-392-5872 or 541-921-8085. Notice of Public Hearing 6 p.m. June 24 Lincoln Square, 801 SW Highway 101, 3rd floor Lincoln City. The City Council of the City of Lincoln City, Lincoln County, State of Oregon, will conduct a public hearing in the Council Chambers for the purpose of receiving citizen comments on the City’s intent to declare surplus and sell the property located at 1904 NE Lee Avenue, Lincoln City, OR 97367.

Tuesday, June 25 Public Coffee 9 a.m. with Lincoln City Mayor Dick Anderson at the Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital cafeteria at 3043 NE 28th St. Lincoln City.

Thursday, June 27 Lincoln City’s Transportation System Plan Open House 4 to 6 p.m. at Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. Share your ideas about the future of transportation in Lincoln City. Visit the project website at www.lincolncitytsp.org or call Stephanie Reid at 541-996-1236 or Debra Martzahn at 541-9961228. Grief support group from 6 – 7 p.m., at Samaritan Hospice Services: Free education and support led by professionals for adults who have experienced the death of a loved

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Lincoln City Farmers and Crafters Market 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Hwy 101. 541-9949994.

Hoop it up at the Beach In Lincoln City. 3 on 3 Basketball tournament at Tanger Factory Outlet Center. Brackets for all ages and skill levels. Visit www.tangeroutlet.com/lincolncity.

Public Coffee with Lincoln City Mayor Dick Anderson at 8:30 a.m., Pirates Coffee, D-River area. “The Caterpillar Hunter” at 6:30 p.m. at the Driftwood Public Library in Lincoln City. Presented by The Traveling Lantern Theater Company. Free. 541-996-1258.

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Weekly Geocachers Breakfast 9 a.m. at Chinook Winds Seafood Grill and Restaurant on NW 40th in Lincoln City. 541992-1141.

Gleneden Beach 4th of July Celebration from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Gleneden Beach Loop. Includes a Pancake Breakfast at the Gleneden Beach Community Center, a Craft Fair and Food Court at Eden Hall and the Annual 4th of July Parade at 1 p.m.

Hoop it up at the Beach In Lincoln City. 3 on 3 Basketball tournament at Tanger Factory Outlet Center. Brackets for all ages and skill levels. Visit www.tangeroutlet.com/lincolncity. Hands-on BBQ and grilling class from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 801 SW Highway 101, Suite 401, Lincoln City. Full Class - Please call to join our waitlist. Explore the basic grilling and smoking techniques to build your BBQ confidence. Cost: $50, including meal and wine. 801 SW Highway 101, Suite 401, Lincoln City. 541996-1274. Mutt Masters Dog Show and Olympics registration at 11 a.m. Show and competition at noon at 1545 SE 50th Street in Lincoln City. Dog competitions for all breeds, sizes and ages. Doggie vendors, prizes and more. $5 fee per dog per category or $25 per dog for unlimited categories. Join the fun at. 541-265-6610.

4th of July Fireworks at dusk on Siletz Bay in Lincoln City.

Tuesday, July 9 The Depoe Bay RFPD Board of Directors monthly meeting is at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, at the Gleneden Beach Fire Station, 6445 Gleneden Beach Loop Rd., Gleneden Beach. Business will include the Oath of Office for newly elected Board Member(s), election of Board Officers, financial reporting and response statistics. For more information, call 541-7642202.

Wednesday, July 10 Public Coffee with Mayor Dick Anderson at 8:30 a.m., Beachtown Coffee, Wecoma District.

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Hiking Oregon’s History Author William L. Sullivan will present a slide show at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum that takes participants on an armchair hiker’s tour of Oregon’s most scenic historic sites. Based on his outdoor guidebook, “Hiking Oregon’s History,” the presentation follows Lewis and Clark’s trail across Tillamook Head and traces Chief Joseph’s trail of tears through Hells Canyon. Expect tips on dramatic hiking trails to fire lookouts, lighthouses and gold mines, mixed in with anecdotes about trailside wildflowers and geology. In short, it’s a glimpse into Oregon’s largest museum, the great outdoors. Sullivan is the author of 10 books about Oregon. Listening for Coyote, the journal of his 1,361-mile solo-backpacking trek across Oregon in 1985, was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award in creative nonfiction. Since then, he has published “Exploring Oregon’s Wild Areas,” a historical novel about pioneer Oregon entitled “A Deeper Wild,” and five detailed guidebooks in his popular 100 Hikes series, including “100 Hikes in Northwest Oregon.” A fifth-generation Oregonian, Sullivan grew up in Salem. At 17, he won a scholarship to study at remote Deep Springs College in the California desert, where his duties included milking cows by hand. He went on to earn a degree in English from Cornell University and an master’s degree in German from the University of Oregon. He and his wife, Janell Sorensen, have bicycled 3,000

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Celtic Festival a success The Celtic Heritage Alliance reports the annual Celtic Festival and Highland Games drew a preliminary head count of 5,485 during the June 7-9 weekend, an increase of 400 people over last year’s event. “We are still collecting data and running our numbers, but it was clear from the crowds, ticket lines, and participation that this was a record attendance for us,” said Belinda Goody, the festival’s executive director. “Notably, there were no police, emergency, ambulance or fire calls to the fairgrounds again this year.” Attendance was up at all of the “Fringe Friday” events such as the Kilted Run, which raised funds for the Lincoln County Animal Shelter, and the Sand Castle Contest, which raised food donations for the local

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miles through Europe, studied two years at Heidelberg University in Germany and built a log cabin by hand on a road-less stretch of the lower Siletz River. They live with their two children in Eugene, but visit their cabin regularly. The hour-long presentation on Oregon history will take place at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum, 4907 S.W. Highway 101. For more information, contact Anne Hall, 541-9966614.

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been taking part in the Lincoln City kike festivals for the past 30 years. “It takes a special kind of person to do this and there is a little bit of a showman with it,” said Gomberg. “We like to share that with thousands of people.” Gomberg said the annual kite festivals held in Lincoln City in the fall and summer are designed to help boost the economy. “Many years ago, Lincoln City used the kite festivals to brand the city as a family destination,” said Gomberg. “The kites are clearly family oriented. They are relatively inexpensive and fun for all ages. That makes it a perfect fit, and the fact we have more oceanfront mid-priced hotel rooms than any place between Seattle and San Francisco, adds to the economic benefit.” Scott Humpert, with the Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau, said the kite festival is one of the year’s biggest events.

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Celtic dancers are a popular draw at the annual Celtic Festival and Highland Games.

and Texas to compete in the Highland Games. Local novice competitor and former Olympian, Adam Kriz took second place in his first Highland Games competition. State champions from Washington, Oregon and Idaho entered this year. Returning national champion, Mark Wechter and newcomer and two-time world champion lightweight Jeff Thornton took first in their respective divisions, while 15-year-old novice Hailey Mowell took fourth in her Highland Games debut. Fans can find festival photos on the Newport Celtic Festival and Highland Games Facebook page. Exit surveys for this year’s festivities can be located online to offer feedback at www.newportcelticfestival. com.

Snack Pack Program. Goody said that the festival sold out their vendor spaces early with 34 retail vendors, 37 educational and nine food vendors, not including 20 clans. Fans packed seating to

enjoy 37 live Celtic music and dance performances with newcomers “Murder the Stout” as a new crowd favorite. Fifty-one athletes came from California, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Alaska

“We estimate that it draws over 10,000 people who will spend money on lodging, meals and at our local stores and shops. So it is a big economic boost for that weekend,” he said. Humpert said kites appeal to both young and old. “For the older folks, it reminds them of their youth and for the younger ones, the big show kites are the attraction,” he said. “It is really a very unique event.” Gomberg said Lincoln City is the perfect fit for kite festivals because of the weather and terrain. He said the whale kites are an especially pleasing attraction. “The whale kites fit in with the fact that Lincoln City and Lincoln County are such a great destination for whale watching,” said Gomberg. “More people site whales along the Oregon Coast than anywhere else in the rest of the world. The whale kites are a neat symbol of what is going on out in the ocean along Oregon’s beaches.”

Summer Kite Festival Schedule June 22-23 10 a.m. Opening Announcements 10-11 a.m. Learn the safe way to enjoy kite flying 11-1 p.m. Kite making workshop 10-12 noon Performances by featured fliers 10-2 p.m. Free kids kite making workshop 10-4 p.m. All kids receive a free passport to the world of kites. Collect autographs from the featured fliers to win prizes. Passports are available at the Event Tent. 10-4 p.m. Big Show Kites adorn the Lincoln City sky. 10-4 p.m. Raffle Prizes: Enter to win Lincoln City signature glass floats, gift certificates, kite-related prizes and more. Raffle tickets are $1 each, or six for $5. Help keep beaches clean and receive a free raffle ticket by exchanging a full bag of beach debris at the event tent for your ticket. 12 noon Running of the BOLs: Bragging rights to those who can run the fastest into the wind while harnessed to a doughnut shaped kite. Register on the field during the event. 2 p.m. After making their kites, the kids parade down to the beach to show off their creations. 2:30-4 p.m. Performances by featured fliers. 4 p.m. Festival close. Schedule is subject to change. Times are approximate.

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Chinook Winds Casino Resort will launch a fireworks demonstration June 22 at 10:15 p.m.

Chinook Winds Resort Celebration The Chinook Winds Casino Resort will celebrate its 18-year anniversary with two special events on June 22. Beachcombers will have the chance to find 100 handcrafted glass art pieces, including contemporary and antique floats, sand dollars or crabs along the sandy beach in front of the resort at 1777 N.W. 44th St., pending weather and ocean conditions. At 10:15 p.m. Chinook Winds Casino Resort will present a fireworks display. For more details, call 1-888-CHINOOK.

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office specialist 2 Health Department Salary Range: $2538-3239/mo. Closing Date: June 21, 2013 Road Meo 2 – Journey Public Works Salary Range: $2798-3571/mo. Closing Date: June 28, 2013 For required application materials, contact Tillamook County Office of Personnel, 201 Laurel Avenue, Tillamook (503) 842-3418 or access our website: www.co.tillamook.or.us. Tillamook County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Neskowin Valley School, a 40-year-old independent elementary school serving preschool-8th-grade children on the beautiful central Oregon coast seeks a dynamic Head of School to lead our educational community. NVS is committed to the academic, social, and emotional development of each its students with a mission to develop life-long learners. There is a strong emphasis on the arts and environmental science and a desire to connect students to the community. The school values outdoor and experiential learning and place-based projects that immerse students in the extensive natural areas of the Oregon Coast. Desired candidates will have evidence of engaging parents, teachers, students and the larger community to help widen students’ perspective of their world, strong financial management experience, proven ability to recruit, manage, hire and retain quality personnel, and will be comfortable engaging with the external community as a respected spokesperson for the school and its programs and engaging in fundraising on behalf of the organization. Previous teaching and/ or administrative experience in the educational field is preferred. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent organizational, collaborative, and oral/written communication skills. To apply please email a resume, cover letter and answers to the supplemental questions posted on our website http://neskowinvalleyschool.com/about/staff/ employment/ to info@neskowinvalleyschool.com with HOS Search in the subject line. Position is posted until filled. Start date is August 2013.

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GARAGE SALES Garage Sale: Fri&Sat June 21& 22,10-4pm. 2850 NE Lake Dr, LC Garage Sale: Sat, June 22nd, 8-4pm @ 6730 Glen St, Gleneden Beach. Sofa sleeper, kitchen chairs, 20 gal water heater, household misc. Take Fern St off GB Loop to Glen St. No early birds please

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Commercial space for lease 1400sf retail + 600sf storage, inclds kitchen. Share building w/Safari Surf Town and Rockfish Bakery, adjacent parking, high traffic area. 3026 NE Hwy 101, LC 541-921-2325 Hwy 101, 1250sf, comm sp. $550mo.503544-7242 or 654-8843 Retail & office sales avail.Rate/Terms neg Call Real Estate 100 541-994-9122 www.re100lc.com

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INVITATION TO BID CITY OF LINCOLN CITY COAST PUMP STATION IMPROVEMENTS Bids Due: 2:00 PM, JULY 9, 2013 The general nature of work, described in detail in this Contract and in the basis of payment, includes furnishing all labor, equipment, and materials necessary for the construction of the project. Primary items of work include:

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GLENEDEN BEACH $139,000 Tucked in the trees with beach access down the street from this 920 SF beach home which has 1 BR with a closet, 2 other rooms set up as sleeping quarters & has 2 decks. MLS#: 13-1657 B-436

FULL OR PART TIME $275,000 Vaulted ceilings, 2 fireplaces & pine trim in this 4 BR (2 master suites) 3.5 BA, 2949 SF home on a 100x100 lot. The kitchen has a pantry, 6 burner gas stove & a double oven. MLS#: 13-122 E-87

CORONADO SHORES $299,000 Sprawling 3 BR, 2 BA, 2037 SF, ocean view home. The family room has been converted to guest quarters with a bedroom, woodstove, kitchenette & a separate entry. MLS#: 13-1549 V-73

OCEAN VIEW BEAUTY $299,000 Ocean views from this 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2030 SF home with Cherry cabinets, granite counters, a huge master suite & a wrap-around deck. Sits on over ¼ acre. State park nearby. MLS#: 12-1888 N-105

SALISHAN WEST SIDE $309,900 Ocean views from this 4 BR, 3 BA, 1740 SF home in Salishan. There’s a trail to the beach, gated security, community center with a heated outdoor pool & tennis courts. MLS#: 12-1607 B-380

ROADS END HOME $429,950 Ocean views from lots of big windows & a glass railed deck in this 4 BR (2 masters) 3.5 BA, 2748 SF beach house with a large lower level game room. Sold fully furnished. MLS#: 13-1548 M-475

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prescribed by the City and accompanied by a certified check, cashiers check, or bid bond in an amount equal to ten percent of the total amount bid. The ten percent Proposal Guaranty shall be forfeited to the City if the bidder fails to enter into a contract with the City of Lincoln City within fifteen (15) days after the date of the Notice of Award. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a bond equal to one hundred percent of the amount bid for faithful performance of the Contract.

Date of First Publication: June 12, 2013 McCarthy & Holthus, LLP Casey Pence, OSB #975271 Ellis W. Wilder, OSB# 124995 Robert Hakari, OSB# 114082 Amber Norling, OSB# 094593 Chris Fowler, OSB# 052544 Lisa E. Lear, OSB #852672 920 SW 3rd Avenue, First Floor Portland, OR 97204 Phone: (877) 369-6122, Ext. 3370 Fax: (503) 694-1460 ewilder@mccarthyholthus.com Of Attorneys for Plaintiff

NG13-082 NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS Notice To Claimants to Present Claims (ORS 130.350-130.450) In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for the County of Lincoln, Probate Department, Case No. 131568 In the Matter of the Breakers Scarp Living Trust dated May 24, 2006, and amended on June 3, 2012, Regi L. Dudzinski, Settlor. Notice is hereby given pursuant to ORS 130.350 to 130.450 that Cherry Daniels of West Coast Trust, Trustee under the Breakers Scarp Living Trust, dated May 24, 2006 and amended on June 3, 2012 (the “Trust”), has filed a petition pursuant to ORS 130.355 et seq. to determine all claims against the Trust estate based on the debts or liabilities of Regi L. Dudzinski, deceased settlor of the Trust. Any person asserting a claim must present that claim in writing to: Cherry Daniels, West Coast Trust, P.O. Box 1012, Salem, Oregon 97308. Any claims against the trust estate not presented within four months after the date of first publication of this notice may be barred. Attorney for Trustee: Suzanne M. McVicker, OSB No. 110687 The Law Office of Eden Rose Brown 1011 Liberty St. SE Salem, OR 97302 First Published June 12, 2013

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NG13-079 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF LINCOLN GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC Plaintiff, vs. DEREK HINDMAN; ANGIE HINDMAN AKA ANGIE SUTTER; KARI L. CUTLER; OCCUPANTS OF THE PROPERTY Defendants.Case No.: 12 2955 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION To: Kari L. Cutler You are hereby required to appear and defend the Complaint filed against you in the above entitled cause within thirty (30) days from the date of service of this summons upon you, and in case of your failure to do so, for want thereof, Plaintiff will apply to the court for the relief demanded in the Complaint. NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY! You must “appear” in this case or the other side will win automatically. To “appear” you must file with the court a legal paper called a “motion” or “answer.” The “motion” or “answer” (or “reply”) must be given to the court clerk or administrator within 30 days of the date of first publication specified herein along with the required filing fee. It must be in proper form and have proof of service on the plaintiff’s attorney or, if the plaintiff does not have an attorney, proof of service on the plaintiff. If you have questions, you should see an attorney immediately. If you need help in finding an attorney, you may call the Oregon State Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service at (503) 684-3763 or toll-free in Oregon at (800) 452-7636. The relief sought in the Complaint is the foreclosure of the property located at 1954 SW Galley Court, Lincoln City, OR 97367.

NG13-078 PUBLIC AUCTION Devil’s Lake Storage LLC 1645 SE East Devil’s Lake Road Lincoln City, OR 97367 Garage Sale on July 6th @ 9am. Casey Prescott has defaulted on her storage units G-409 & G-410 and the contents will be sold. The property being sold is to satisfy a landlord’s lien. NG13-081 NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS Notice To Claimants to Present Claims (ORS 130.350-130.450) In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for the County of Lincoln, Probate Department, Case No. 131567 In the Matter of the Hairball Heights Living Trust dated May 24, 2006, Robert K. Robertson, Settlor. Notice is hereby given pursuant to ORS 130.350 to 130.450 that Cherry Daniels of West Coast Trust, Trustee under the Hairball Heights Living Trust, dated May 24, 2006 (the “Trust”), has filed a petition pursuant to ORS 130.355 et seq. to determine all claims against the Trust estate based on the debts or liabilities of Robert K. Robertson, deceased settlor of the Trust. Any person asserting a claim must present that claim in writing to: Cherry Daniels, West Coast Trust, P.O. Box 1012, Salem, Oregon 97308. Any claims against the trust estate not presented within four months after the date of first publication of this notice may be barred. Attorney for Trustee: Suzanne M. McVicker, OSB No. 110687 The Law Office of Eden Rose Brown 1011 Liberty St. SE Salem, OR 97302 First Published June 12, 2013

NG13-074 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF LINCOLN JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. GARY D. NELSON; SANDRA K. NELSON; KAREN MCCALLISTER; RIVERVIEW COMMUNITY BANK; OCCUPANTS OF THE PROPERTY Defendants.Case No.: 124027 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION To: Karen McCallister You are hereby required to appear and defend the Complaint filed against you in the above entitled cause within thirty (30) days from the date of service of this summons upon you, and in case of your failure to do so, for want thereof, Plaintiff will apply to the court for the relief demanded in the Complaint.

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does not have an attorney, proof of service on the plaintiff. If you have questions, you should see an attorney immediately. If you need help in finding an attorney, you may call the Oregon State Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service at (503) 684-3763 or toll-free in Oregon at (800) 452-7636. The relief sought in the Complaint is the foreclosure of the property located at 450 NE Lane Street Ct, Depoe Bay, OR 97341. Date of First Publication: June 5th 2013 McCarthy & Holthus, LLP Casey Pence, OSB

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#975271 Ellis W. Wilder, OSB# 124995 Robert Hakari, OSB# 114082 Amber Norling, OSB# 094593 Chris Fowler, OSB# 052544 Lisa E. Lear, OSB #852672 920 SW 3rd Avenue, First Floor Portland, OR 97204 Phone: (877) 369-6122, Ext. 3370 Fax: (503) 694-1460 ewilder@mccarthyholthus.com Of Attorneys for Plaintiff

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NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET HEARING The City Council of the City of Lincoln City, Lincoln County, State of Oregon, will hold a public hearing to consider a supplemental budget proposal for the fiscal year July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 at its next regularly scheduled public meeting. The purpose of the hearing is to discuss the supplemental budget with interested persons. The meeting will take place on Monday June 24th, at 6:00pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

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Email Greg Robertson: robertson@thenewsguard.com

Chemical Toilet Rental and Service for All Occasions www.TandLSepticTank.com

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State lic #:10792 & 6237

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DRAPERIES

Darcie�s Draperies

PAINTING Interior & Exterior All Phases of Painting Pressure Washing

541-994-7130

REASONABLE RATES

“We Repair Blinds”

PAINTING

DEPENDABLE QUALITY

541-996-3493

PROMPT SERVICE

Bonded & Insured CCB# 163400

TREE SERVICE

Landscaping Supplies James Drayton Owner

CCB# 40467

Crushed & River Rock Top Soil & Fill Material Sands & Organic Compost - Bark Dust

541.994.4490

2020 SE Hwy 101, Lincoln City

CCB# 40467

Robert’s Handyman Service & Construction, Inc.

Licensed | Bonded | Insured CCB# 165021

GENERAL CONTRACTOR WE SPECIALIZE IN STRUCTURAL PROBLEMS AND DRY ROT

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VICTOR VRELL PAINTING Interior • Exterior • Decks

2020 SE Hwy 101, Lincoln City

Blinds, Slip Covers, Shutters and More!

FREE IN HOUSE ESTIMATES

Free Estimates 541.994.3595 or 541.921.1102 WE PAINT WITH PRIDE

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541.994.2054

Consultant/Project manager

LINCOLN CITY: (541) 994-9950

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Rock Top Soil & Land Clearing Sewer & Septic Installation - Landscaping Materials

Loren Wand s.c.s.p.e

Tillamook: (503) 842-7666 - Newport: (541) 265-9620

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Trucking & Excavating

Call ROBERT or MARCUS

JUST RITE

1-877-997-5966 or 541-991-7870

Const & Handyman

We do...Decks, fences, garages, shops, sheds, outbuildings, home repairs, small jobs, honey do list. (Ladies welcome) CCB#170884

Serving the Oregon Coast for 30 years

Call 541-961-8440

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TREE SERVICE • Removal • Pruning • Topping • Limbing • Trimming • Chipping Free Estimates!

We Buy Vehicles

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23rd Street Auto Wreckers | 541.994.9000

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CCB #84355 • Bonded and Insured Please No Friday Night or Saturday Calls

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Complete Professional Landscape Services 34 years creating a quality atmosphere

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Septic Tank Pumping & Service

James Drayton

Drainage Solutions • Erosion Control • Retaining Walls Creative Fencing & Gates • Grade Changes

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EXCAVATING

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SEPTIC SERVICES

“I Buy Equipment and Scrap Iron” www.23rdstautowrecking.com


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PLACES TO DINE IN LINCOLN CITY & BEYOND

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Let’s Eat! We’ve been said to have “The BEST Fried Chicken in Town” and 7 days a week we’re cooking up delicious and hot 8 piece chicken specials. When you visit our deli not only will you find value and variety coupled with fast and friendly customer service but you will also find daily specials like homemade meatloaf on Thursdays or Prime Rib dinners on Friday nights. We make our own Chicken Salad, Dill Dip, and Enchilada Casserole from scratch. We take and fill orders for fresh fruit, veggie, cheese, meat and combo party platters. We also build custom sandwiches or cream cheese wraps. We will even make them vegeterian friendly if you should choose. French bread is baked daily with specialty breads available i.e., Dave’s Killer Bread or Yummy Cobbler Bread. There’s always something new to try in our deli. So stop in for a sample. Visit us on our new website, www.mckaysmarket.com for our weekly specials and GREAT recipe ideas!

...Cooking up Delicious and Hot Specials! 801 S. Hwy 101, Lincoln City 541-994-4354

WHERE GOOD FOOD and FRIENDS MEET

Original Water Color by Barbara Erwin

Everything is Homemade

Bread, Pies & other Baked Goods

Mon - Thurs: 8am – 10pm Friday: 8am – 3am Saturday: 6am – 3am Sunday: 6am – 10pm Lounge Open until 2:30am Daily

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Come In and Try our Breakfast Specialties

BREAKFAST - LUNCH - DINNER FAMOUS CHICKEN FRIED STEAK Breakfast served all day Sandwiches, Burgers, Steaks & Seafood

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...worth the wait

(541) 994-2813 • 1259 Salmon River Hwy. Otis, Oregon 97368

Karaoke - 9pm

1643 NW Hwy 101

Latin Night Tues: 10pm - 2am

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Games Full Service Lottery

www.maxwellslincolncity.com

6 Big Screen TVs Free Wi-Fi

541.994.8100

SHUCKERS OYSTER BAR

FRESH OREGON SEAFOOD

SEAFOOD SLIDERS

Fresh Panfried Oysters, Shooters & On the Half Shell Fresh Seafood

$895

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • Daily Specials • Orders To Go Prime Rib Friday Night

Includes clam chowder

ON SILETZ BAY IN LINCOLN CITY CANNON BEACH | OTTER ROCK NEWPORT | FLORENCE

Video Lottery Full Service Bar

541-996-9800

Taco Tuesday & Cribbage Tournament 6pm Open: Mon–Sat 8am–10pm & Sun 8am–8pm • 4814 SE Hwy 101 • Taft Area • Lincoln City

OPEN DAILY 10:30 AM

DELI CHICKEN Delicious & hot 8 piece Deli Chicken to go only $7.98 $6.95

Also Sandwiches, Salads and More!

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Deep sand causes concern at beach entrance

Police and area residents continue to warn motorists about the dangers of getting stuck in the sand at the bottom of the 15th Street beach entrance hill. On June 7, while on a water rescue call to the beach just off the 15th Street entrance, North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District #1 water rescue crews had to maneuver their emergency vehicles past a vehicle stuck in the sand at the bottom of the hill.

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- Gretchen Wynne, 15th Street resident The crews were able to quickly get around the vehicle and to the person who had encountered difficulty in the ocean. That person was able to get out of the

water before the rescue team arrived. It appeared that the person was alright. Gretchen Wynne lives on 15th Street and is so concerned about vehicles becoming stuck in the sand; she placed a cardboard sign at the hill entrance that reads, “Caution Deep Sand.” JEREMY C. RUARK/THE NEWS GUARD “The sand is usually pretty compact right at the A local resident has placed a sign on top of the 15th Street bottom of the hill,” said beach access hill warning of deep sand that could trap vehi-

cles. A North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District #1 crew is coming

Officials warn of early fire season

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Two small grass fires last week in the Lincoln City area are a reminder of an early fire season and the danger looming this summer along the Oregon Coast, according to fire officials. Both fires occurred June 5. The first fire charred about an acre of grass 500 feet from Highway 101 along Three Roads Road northeast of Lincoln City. The cause of the blaze is undetermined, as is the second blaze that

WEATHER GUIDE PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS High Low Prec. 67 62 60 61 60 60 59

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Weekly Rainfall: 0 inches Yearly Rainfall: 30 inches

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Taft Elementary School student Erika Ariss, 8, holds up the flag she made for students at Crestline School in Vancouver, Wash.

Taft third-graders mount book drive after fire Effort follows fire that destroyed school JEREMY C. RUARK The News Guard

Even though Crestline Elementary School is hundreds of miles away in Vancouver, Wash., a Feb. 3 fire that

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destroyed the school has promoted Taft Elementary School third-graders to lend a few helping hands. Taft student Kahliah Moroyoqua, 9, said the students took action when they learned about the Crestline School fire. “We felt bad that the school burnt down,” said Moroyoqua. “We wanted the kids at that school to feel better, so we got them books to read.” As a part of the Lincoln County

School District project SEAL (Students Engaged in Authentic Learning), Taft teachers selected a project that was of interest and brainstormed ideas for solutions to the problem. “As teachers, our task was to engage students in the project using innovative strategies,” Taft third-grade teacher Micky Willoughby said. “When Crestline

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A wildfire’s flame can quickly spread in dry ground cover and trees.

Mortician’s victims paid deeply for losses JIM FOSSUM The News Guard

In undoubtedly the most documented, publicized and controversial police case in Lincoln City history, corpses were abused and left unidentified when several unembalmed, decomposing bodies were eerily discovered in a local mortician’s chapel in the fall of 1984. But who were the real victims? Perhaps they were the friends and family of the bodies then-34-year-old Dale Patrick Omsberg was paid

police chief Mike Holden, isn’t buying that. “Something,” he said, “was amiss with the man.” Omsberg’s death at age 63 last month from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Myrtle Beach, S.C., following an alleged sexual assault seems to confirm suspicions that the man who served just 23 days of a 30-day sentence with time off for good behavior struggled with demons no one can possibly explain. Ironically, a psychiatric evaluation of Omsberg, which then-District Attorney Ulys Stapleton said factored into

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except to say that I am truly sorry. I didn’t want it to happen and make no excuses. I hope and pray that you will forgive me.” Many did, including Diane Bassett, whose husband’s body was found Oct. 19, 1984, under a sheet on a table in the mortuary’s garage. “I pray for him and that he’ll be able to put his life back together again and that his wife and two little boys can do the same,” she said following the sentencing. “But it is almost as though you have to live the death again. I think some of us will never get over

At the time, the only state regulations on crematories were Department of Environmental Quality standards for air pollution. The Legislature has since required that bodies be diligently tracked through paperwork and a stainlesssteel tag. Other states followed suit, but efforts of the locally led “Missing in America” campaign brought about a measure of closure for the victims of the gut-wrenching tragedy that left their loved ones’ whereabouts unknown. The repercussions led to a demand to alter what was


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